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The Longitude Problem (Maritime History) | Curious Minds

How a single navigation error cost the Royal Navy Four battleships and 1,505 men – and led John Harrison,  humble carpenter to solve one of the most difficult & important engineering challenges in maritime history: The Longitude Problem.

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Stuxnet - Curious Minds Podcast

Stuxnet, Pt. 3: Flame & Duqu | Curious Minds

A 3-parts series on Stuxnet, the malware that struck the Iranian Nuclear Program. Exploring the first cyber-weapon in-depth, including its target, creators and implications on cyber security.


Stuxnet - Curious Minds PodcastIn this episode, the last of the series, we’ll learn about Stuxnet’s creators and their motives  – and get to know Flame & Duqu, Stuxnet’s sinister sisters…

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A Strange World of Chaos By Bjarke Tan
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Stuxnet, Pt.2: Uranium Enrichment | Curious Minds

A 3-parts series on Stuxnet, the malware that struck the Iranian Nuclear Program. Exploring the first cyber-weapon in-depth, including its target, creators, and implications on cyber security.


Stuxnet - Curious Minds PodcastOne of the urgent questions following Stuxnet’s discovery was the identity of its target. When this was finally revealed – Iran’s Uranium Enrichment facility – it also exposed the extent of its creator’s brilliance.

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Facing Darkness By myuu
A Strange World of Chaos By Bjarke Tan
Bidad – Homayun By Azadeh Shamee
Tension By Jeff Math

U Boats in WWII, Pt. II: Wolf Packs and Floating Coffins | Curious Minds

A 2-part series, exploring the role of technology in the Battle of the Atlantic in WW2. How did technical innovations by German, American and British engineers determine the ebbs and flows of the naval battles and the ultimate fate of the German U-Boats fleet?

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Part II – U-Boats Wolf Packs and Floating Coffins

u boats - Curious Minds PodcastIn 1941 the British and Canadian navies managed, with great effort, to turn the tide and curb the U-Boats threat in the North Atlantic – but Admiral Dönitz was about to introduce a new kind of U-Boat – one that would deal a deadly blow to the British, American and Canadian forces. Type 21, AKA – Elektroboote.

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U Boats in WWII, Pt. I: The Battle of the Atlantic | Curious Minds

A 2-part series, exploring the role of technology in the Battle of the Atlantic in WW2. How did technical innovations by German, American and British engineers determine the ebbs and flows of the naval battles and the ultimate fate of the German U-Boats fleet?


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Part I – The Battle of the Atlantic in WW2

U Boats WW2 - Curious Minds PodcastHow did the small, outgunned German fleet manage to strike painful blows to the Great British Navy in WW2? The credit for this success belongs to the German flotilla of submarines: the Unterseeboots, or U-Boats. It’s commander, Admiral Karl Doenitz, applied a once ‘failed’ tactic of ‘Wolf Packs’ attacks against allied merchant marine vessels, and  dealt heavy blows to the British and American forces.

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